News

  • 2017-07-05

    Europe facing great need for developing future services in ehealth

    Bridget Kane, associate professor of Information Systems, spent three days in Copenhagen on a trip to Healthcare Denmark, and the European Headquarters of the World Health Organisation.

    The field trip was organised through the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College Dublin. The group was comprised of a small group of alumni of the MSc in Healthcare Management programme, who work in senior roles in the Irish Health service, and a couple of academics.

  • 2017-05-05

    Prof. Dr. Kai Holzweissig from DHBW Stuttgart visits the Information Systems dept. again

    For the second time Professor Kai Holzweissig from Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg visited the Information Systems department at Karlstad University. The visit was funded by Erasmus+.

    During his visit, Kai held lectures for students and research seminars with colleagues at the Information Systems department and visiting researchers.
    Among else he held lectures on Linked Data, the Technology Acceptance Model, and Responsive Web Design with Twitter Bootstrap.

    While he was here he also, together with Professor John Sören Pettersson, had a seminar with his students from DHBW Stuttgart (the two internships at our usability lab) who presented their report from their internship.

  • 2017-05-03

    Chris Hieber from Capgemini Stuttgart on the topic BPMN – How to Model Business Processes

    Wednesday, May 3rd Chris Hieber, Lead Business Analyst, from Capgemini Stuttgart in Germany, visited the Information System department at KaU and gave a lecture in the Master course “Electronic Business and Enterprise Systems” about Business Process Model Notation (BPMN 2.0) – How to Model Business Processes.

    There were many interested visitors, both students, colleagues from the Information Systems department and visiting researchers who took the chance to listen to Chris. After the lecture, Chris spent the whole afternoon with a workshop with the “Electronic Business and Enterprise Systems” students practising parts of the BPMN.

  • 2017-03-31

    Seminar April 12: The Return of Analog — Exploring practices of technology non-use and digital disconnect

     Claes Thorén, who defended his doctoral dissertation at Karlstad University in the spring of 2014 now returns to give seminar on his recent research. Since his disputation, he has worked as a researcher and later as a senior lecturer and director of studies at Uppsala University. (The seminar will be held in English.)

  • 2017-03-31

    Seminar April 5: Trends in CBMS - Computer-Based Medical Systems

    Bridget Kane, senior lecturer in Information Systems at Karlstad University with a PhD from Trinity College, Dublin, will speak trends with the perspective of the conference series CBMS - Computer-Based Medical Systems. http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/mostRecentIssue.jsp?reload=true&punumber=7542713

  • 2017-03-24

    Odd Fredriksson Erasmus teacher at University of Wollongong

    At Karlstad University, Odd teaches classes in Management Information Systems at all levels. His high-level classes have been much appreciated by foreign students coming to Karlstad.

    Now, he extended his teaching activities to Australia, as a Visiting EU Erasmus Mobility Academic. For two weeks in March 2017, Odd Fredriksson from the Information Systems department at Karlstad Business School was teaching classes in the Management and Electronic Business course at the University of Wollongong, near Sydney. In this course he also participated in commercial web pages tutorials.

Contact: Subject representative professor John Sören Pettersson telephone +46547002553. Faculty administrator Berit Kessler telephone +4670541767. More information under Contact